ZIM CHIC

HIV-Target Cell Response in Women Initiating Various Contraceptive Methods in High HIV-Incidence Areas

Sponsor:
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, through a grant from McMagee-Women’s Research Institute and Foundation, University of Pittsburg

Protocol Summary:
ZIM CHIC aims to quantify immune cells and HIV-tropic cell receptors in the lower genital tract of women, and to detect immunological and microbiological changes occurring with the use of contraceptives that may alter susceptibility to HIV.

Years: 2014 – present

Investigators:
Felix Mhlanga, MBChB, MMed
Z.M. Chirenje, MD, FRCOG

Location: Spilhaus CRS

Non-Network

Current Study

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